Courses to Study Without Matric

Get your head back in the game with these courses to study without matric. Don’t let a matric certificate stop you from your study goals.

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Child Day Care Courses

Who said your life should be all work and no play? Have a blast with little ones as you teach them basic life skills through song and play. Play a huge role in their growth.

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Crèche Management Courses

Mould, nurture and shape tiny tots’ minds and development through play and education with our Creche Management Courses. Go on, be the hero you were always meant to be!

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Educare and Child Care Courses

Pave the way for academic success for our little ones. Our Educare and Child Care Courses will teach you the ABC’s of being a qualified child care professional.

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We know you might have been fed some lies and believe that you MUST have your matric certificate to study further. We’re here to give you the real facts, you can thank us later. Here, at Skills Academy, we offer courses to study without matric! This means that whether you finished your schooling or not, you can enrol and get the ball rolling on your future. 

The Benefits of Studying Courses Without Matric

The job market is getting harder and harder. To find a job in South Africa you must have some official training behind your name. Enroling into courses to study without matric will give you access to following:

Job Opportunities

Employers want skilled staff members. The more educated you are the more job opportunities will open up. The odds are that you are currently in a field you might not be enjoying. Don’t settle for anything other than your dreams.

Get Your Foot in the Door 

We offer many short courses that are perfect for entry level positions within companies. You can start small and then eventually work your way up by gaining more experience and studying further.

Earning Potential

We all know that people that have some sort of education get paid more. This is because of the credibility official training gives you. Once you have completed our courses to study without matric, you’ll be able to negotiate for more money and benefits within the workplace. 

Study Further 

These courses are great building blocks for further studies. Use them as the basis for your education and then specialise further. The more knowledge and training you have the smoother your journey to the top will be. 

Invest in Yourself 

The schooling system may have convinced you that higher education is only for an elite few. It’s time to prove everyone different. Invest in yourself and your dreams – the dividends will certainly pay off. 

Our Non-Matric Study Options

These courses are all aimed at preparing you for the work environment. Each study area has courses that cover basic concepts, as well as more advanced, comprehensive knowledge.

  • Policing, Investigations and Forensic StudiesThese courses are offered in partnership with Forensics4Africa. You’ll learn how to use science to solve a number of criminal cases. 
  • Child Day Care Studies: Learn how to work and shape the minds of South Africa’s future. There’s nothing more rewarding than working with tiny tots.  
  • Management StudiesWe have many management courses you can pick and choose from! Everything from retail to call centre management. 
  • Computer Studies: Everyone needs an understanding of basic computer skills. These courses are perfect for anyone who wants to pursue IT or administrative work. 
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting Studies: Yes, you don’t need your matric to study bookkeeping and accounting with us! We even offer some ICB courses you can enrol into without matric. 
  • Beauty Therapy Studies: These courses are perfect for aspiring make-up artists, nail techs and salon owners. 

These are just some of the courses to study without matric we have on offer. There’s so much more to choose from! We have a course that will work for everyone.

a young man sitting on a bench with his laptop. Get access to courses to study without matric with our distance learning options.

Entry Requirements 

Entry requirements? There are none! Our courses are open access, which means anyone can enrol. No need to worry about getting your matric certificate to study further. All you need is the ability to write, read and understand English as our courses are offered in this language. That’s all, no hidden catch. 

Courses to Study Without Matric in South Africa

If you’re looking into courses to study without matric in South Africa, then we are your best bet. The range of courses we have to offer are so extensive that there is a perfect fit for anyone. We are also a recognised distance learning college. So your qualifications will be credible and of high quality. The best part is you won’t have to relocate to access education. We bring the learning straight to your front door. Here’s why you should choose us. 

  • Online support where you can engage with tutors and fellow students
  • Affordable, quality education 
  • No hidden costs – you pay for your course, and that’s it!

What are my Other Options?

Learning is not a one stop shop. Luckily for you we have other options you can choose from. If getting your matric is on your priority list then here’s your chance to tick it off. 

Adult Matric 

Not everyone finishes matric, due to a multitude of reasons. Stop feeling embarrassed and take a shot at it again. We offer adult matric as an option and it’s really easy to apply. All you need is to be 21 years and older and have your grade 9 certificate. 

Matric Upgrade 

This option is available for those unhappy with their matric results. If there are subjects you want to redo then this is your chance. All you do is apply for the subjects you want to do again. We then enrol you into the exams and help you prepare. 

Courses That Are Equivalent to Matric

If you don’t want to go through all the additional work to obtain a matric certificate, you could study courses that are equivalent to a matric. A Matric Certificate is on a NQF 4 level. There are courses that are on this same level, but they are not a matric. They will give you the opportunity to specialise in certain areas like Tourism or Hospitality. 

a woman sitting by her window reading a book. Get access to home study with our courses to study without matric.

Will Courses to Study Without Matric Help my Career?

Any form of official training gives a boost to your career. The courses to study without matric that we have on offer are recognised qualifications. They will:

  • Prepare you for the work environment 
  • Give you transferable skills that can be used in any career path 
  • Teach you about professional communication 
  • You’ll have confidence knowing you are prepared for your role in the office

Career Opportunities Available

Students complete our courses without matric and go on to specialise in tons of fields. These are some of the career paths you could go into. 

  • Creche teacher 
  • Call centre manager 
  • Personal assistant 
  • Bookkeeper 
  • Web designer 
Lenita Pikkie Marais
Lenita Pikkie Marais
Computer Course A+
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Awesome service, awesome prices, and just awesome people who are there for you no matter what. They go out of their way to see you succeed in your studies
Moloi Patricia malema
Moloi Patricia malema
Occupational Health and Safety
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I would like to give my compliments to all the staff who contacted me during my difficulties and more specifically to Kenneth who convinced me to enroll with skills.
Kelebogile
Kelebogile
Early childhood
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Skill academy is an affordable college and a good one.
Rochel Nicolene
Rochel Nicolene
Adult Matric
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They are fast responses when you need feedback or any help or support.
Skills Academy is the word support in every way.
Geraldine
Geraldine
Professional secretary
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I will strongly recommend Skills Academy! And you won't regret your choice if you would want to study or do courses through them. I'm very happy with Skills Academy, they respond very quick and are always there when you need help.
Awelani Jennifer Ramulongo
Awelani Jennifer Ramulongo
HR Management
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If you want further your studies, Skills Academy is the best online college to study with. You will always feel at home and will not regret it.
Carine van der Westhuizen
Carine van der Westhuizen
Beauty Therapy
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The service is very good with friendly and helpful staff. You have your time to complete your studies. Fast or slow.
Shahida Dawson
Shahida Dawson
Financial Accounting
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If you want professional, efficient and friendly service, Skills Academy is the institution to go to!
Taryn Duplessis
Taryn Duplessis
Beauty Therapy
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Excellent college. I don't regret signing up with Skills Academy.
Wilma Kok
Wilma Kok
Adult Matric
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Skills Academy is a good college, as you get fast, efficient and brilliant service. Their staff are very friendly when they are assisting you. They always call to make sure that everything is okay, or ask whether you need help with something.
Caroline Govender
Caroline Govender
Junior Bookkeeping
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Skills Academy is affordable and helpful.
Kebalipile
Kebalipile
Crime Investigation
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Best academy that gives the best to their students to overcome anything and get the best out of their studies.
Kholeka Nqobile Xintolo
Kholeka Nqobile Xintolo
Child Psychology
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You are fast and patient. Very resourceful as help through landlines are always available. Good learning structures with group and team classes. Very consistent and always there when you need anything regarding your studies.
Catherine Harland
Catherine Harland
Educare N4
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Definitely worth it. The courses that are available are great and the service even better.
Nonhlanhla Sarah
Nonhlanhla Sarah
HR Management
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Skills Academy is the best because they give you the best education and they are always there ready to help you in everything that you don't understand.
Mpho Vilakazi
Mpho Vilakazi
Child Day Care
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Skills Academy is the best college to study at. They deliver on time, their staff is supportive and their fees are affordable.
Maria Mokgadi Faro
Maria Mokgadi Faro
Educare N6
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Good communication, helpful when you need help and the books are delivered on time.
Zandisiwe
Zandisiwe
IT
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Skills academy is very responsive, friendly and patient.
Zanele Kopo
Zanele Kopo
HR Management N6
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I would say that Skill Academy is the best online college you can trust and rely on. Due to the support I got from here, I fully recommend the college for anyone else who wish to do online studying.
Sifiso
Sifiso
Interior Design and Decorating
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To anyone who would like to improve his/her career, whether you do have your grade 12 certificate or not, Skills Academy is the right institution to improve your career and even your life in general. The reason is that you do everything online, and you can work while studying at your own pace.
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Let go of the age old notion that studying further cannot be done without matric. We are ready to prove you wrong and while we’re at it you’ll gain some pretty awesome skills. Fill in our contact form or call us on 0800 39 00 27 – it’s free! 

Last Updated: August 24, 2020

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